Essential to most Cajun dishes, this lively blend of spices 
 can be used in place of salt.
 
 			CAJUN SPICE MIX
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 			1/4 Cup of salt
 			2 Tbsp. cayenne pepper
 			2 Tbsp. paprika
 			1-1/2 Tbsp. onion powder
 			1 Tbsp. freshly ground black pepper
 			1 Tbsp. freshly ground white pepper
 			1 Tbsp. garlic powder
 			2 tsp. dried basil
 			1 tsp. chili powder
 			1/4 tsp. dried thyme
 			1/4 tsp. ground mustard
 			1/8 tsp ground cloves
 
 		Combine all ingredients in a small jar.
 		(The spice mix can be stored in a tightly
 		covered glass jar in a cool dry place out of
 		direct light for up to 4 months.)  Makes about
 		3/4 cup.